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Is Prosperity the Promise of the Gospel?

Episode 532 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about the gospel being preached to the dead, pastoral calling, the Apocrypha, the prosperity gospel , and the effective witness of the gospel in today's world.

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Your Weaknesses Are Not a Problem for Jesus

I recently had a conversation with an older brother in Christ who was diagnosed two years ago with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer.

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How the Gospel Gives Hope to Addicts

Have you struggled with addiction or know someone who has?

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You Need More Good News

How much bad news do you need? How much good news? And is there a right mix? More personally, have you found it?

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In Christ, You Have Everything You Need for Today

For many people, this is the first time in our lives we have been forced to take life literally one day at a time—not by choice but because it’s all we can handle. We can’t plan for the future because we don’t know what new restrictions or changes will happen.

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6 Questions about Christ’s Heart for Sinners

Fallen, anxious sinners are limitless in their capacity to perceive reasons for Jesus to cast them out. We are factories of fresh resistances to Christ’s love.

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Waiting on the Lord Is Not a Waste

Waiting for anything feels like a complete waste of time. Waiting for God to move or answer seems even worse. Lamentations 3:25–27 shows us the value of living in the space between suffering and restoration. Lament serves us well as we mourn and wait.

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How Jesus Changes Sinners

When Peter first meets Jesus, Jesus looks at him and he says, “You're Simon Bar-Jonah.” In our modern day we'd say, “You're Simon Johnson, son of John, but you're going to be called Cephas.” In our day, if somebody gives someone another name, it tends to be because they see some kind of potential in them.

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How the Gospel Rescues You from Doubt

Behind the smiling faces at church, the bombastic claims shouted from pulpits, and the religious zeal for a political ideology masked as “the Christian worldview,” lurks doubt.

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How Do We Balance Our Desire For Obedience With Legalism?

Episode 466 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about seeking God's will, the filling of the Holy Spirit, being tormented by the devil, and repentance.